The police command in Ogun says it has rescued three victims of a kidnap syndicate who were abducted along Siun/Ajura road in Ogere Remo area of the state.
DSP Abimbola Oyeyemi, the State Police Public Relations Officer, disclosed this in a statement issued in Abeokuta on Friday.
According to Oyeyemi, the three victims; Jibril Afolabi , Alhaji Amusat Taofeek and Balikis Mohammed were coming from Ilorin kwara state heading to Owode Egbado when their vehicle was double crossed at about 3 a.m by some gunmen who dragged them into the bush while other passengers escaped.
“Receiving the information, the commissioner of police CP Edward Ajogun directed the Area Commander Shagamu to mobilize men from all the division within the area and go after the hoodlums.
“He equally ordered the command’s anti kidnapping unit as well as SWAT to move to the scene.
“The entire bush was cordoned off, and combed thoroughly with the assistance of hunters, local vigilantes and men of so safe corp. The heat on them made them to abandoned the victims and took to flight.
“All the victims were there and then rescued without any ransom paid. They have been escorted to their destination at Owode Egbado,” he said.